Archive: About Opus Dei
Rosario "Charo" Basterra, arrived in Nigeria in the year 1972 on an adventure of self-giving that would span 47 years; beginning with the Lagoon College, one of many social projects she helped set up across the country. One of the first women of Opus Dei, Charo died on October 18th, aged 92.
Tomás and Paquita are a good example of the impact the spirit of the Work can have not only on family life but also on the running of educational institutions. Unity of life and fostering a family spirit are decisive factors for obtaining good results in the education of children.
This article appeared in ThisDay Newspaper on the 3rd of August, 2019, recalls and celebrates the first visit of Mons. Fernando Ocariz as Prelate of Opus Dei to Nigeria a year ago.
In 1961, Fr. Joseph Escribano, then living in Canada, developed a mass between his lungs that showed signs of cancer. People around him prayed for his cure through Isidoro's intercession. When the doctors operated on him to remove that mass and get a more accurate diagnosis, they found no traces of it.